local: Triangle Weekender: October 26th - 28th - 10/26/18 11:31 AM

 
FallFest at Dix Park
The Scoop: The City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department and Dorothea Dix Park are hosting the 1st Annual FallFest at Dix Park event. The event will feature a family-focused atmosphere with food/drinks, live entertainment, kids and adult activities, so much more!
When: Saturday, October 27th from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Where: Dorothea Dix Park 2105 Umstead Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.
 
OohLaLa’s Halloween Party
The Scoop: Trick or treating isn't just for kids anymore, and OohLaLa is focused on the treats this year! Join them all weekend for a … (0 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: October 19th - 21st - 10/18/18 01:20 PM

 
The Towne Players present Dearly Departed
The Scoop: Revisit the drop-dead funny comedy that sparked community theater in Garner. Don't miss a single laugh!
When: Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th. (Runs next weekend too!)
Where: The Towne Players of Garner 742 W Garner Rd, Garner, North Carolina 27529
The Deets: For tickets and more information, visit the event page.
 
Benson Outdoor Movie Night & Halloween Egg Hunt
The Scoop: Bring the kids and get into the fall spirit with an outdoor screening of Coco and a Halloween themed egg hunt with orange and black eggs! Plus free face-painting, hot dogs, and popcorn!
When: Friday, October 19th … (0 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: September 28th - 30th - 09/27/18 11:10 AM

 
Wide Open Bluegrass Festival
The Scoop: Featuring IBMA and Grammy Award winners, top-notch emerging acts, traditional bluegrass, and acts that stretch the boundaries across eight stages in downtown Raleigh!
When: Friday, September 28th – Saturday, September 29th
Where: Red Hat Amphitheater 500 S McDowell St Raleigh, NC 27601 and downtown Raleigh on Fayetteville Street.
The Deets: Ticketed and free events throughout the two days. For tickets and more information, visit the event page.
 
Soil Trotters Fall Plant Sale
The Scoop: Come join Soil Trotters at the Clayton Market on Saturday for rare and hard to find perennials, fruit trees, house plants, and more!
When: Saturday, September 28th … (0 comments)

local: Ways to Contribute to Hurricane Florence Relief - 09/21/18 10:37 AM
While we're relieved that Hurricane Florence has finally passed, we are eager to help our neighbors who have been affected by the storm. Below is a list of ways to contribute with several local opportunities to help.
 
Donate Supplies or Contributions
Our office is collecting non-perishable items to take to the Food Bank of NC.
The Johnston County Association of Realtors is accepting donations at 918 NC Hwy 42 W, Clayton, NC, 27520. Donations can be made to the North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund.
The Carolina Hurricanes will be accepting donations at the box office at the PNC Arena. Hurricanes players will assist … (1 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: September 21st - 23rd - 09/20/18 01:05 PM

 
Southern Ideal Home Show
The Scoop: The Southern Ideal Home Show returns to the North Carolina State Fairgrounds! Join them this weekend for three days full of home improvement ideas, design inspiration, and expert advice!
When: Friday, September 21st - Sunday, September 23rd
Where: NC State Fair 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
The Deets: For tickets and more information, visit the event page.
 
City of Oaks PirateFest
The Scoop: 2018 marks 300 years since the notorious pirate Blackbeard roamed the Carolina coast and lost his life – and his head – in a fight with British soldiers. Learn more about the history of pirates … (1 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: September 7th - 9th - 09/07/18 09:29 AM

 
Hopscotch Music Festival
The Scoop: Hopscotch Music Festival returns for its ninth year to downtown Raleigh, N.C., this Sept. 6-8. Described as "America's (secretly) best festival" and "the premiere experimental and underground festival in America," Hopscotch features over 130 acts performing within Raleigh's walkable downtown footprint.
When: Thursday, September 6th – Sunday, September 9th
Where: Red Hat Amphitheater 500 S McDowell St Raleigh, NC 27601
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.
 
Raleigh Greek Festival 2018
The Scoop: Once a year Raleigh goes to Greece for the weekend! Come to the NC State Fairgrounds Jim Graham Building for the 37th Annual Greek Festival of … (1 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: August 31st - September 2nd - 08/30/18 10:21 AM

 
2018 African American Cultural Festival
The Scoop: The African American Cultural Festival Of Raleigh And Wake County (AACF) is a two-day cultural celebration that takes place every Labor Day weekend, in the center of Downtown Raleigh on Fayetteville Street's City Plaza and Charter Square. AACF is free and open to the public, with family-friendly events that include top-notch visual arts, merchandise vendors, and food vendors. The festival also attracts a diverse range of wonderful performing artists to share interactive musical and theatrical performances.
When: Saturday, September 1st – Sunday, September 2nd
Where: Fayetteville St Raleigh, NC
The Deets: For more information, visit the event … (0 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: August 24th - 26th - 08/23/18 09:45 AM

Downtown Garner Pop Up Market
The Scoop: A little farmers market, a little shopping, and a whole lot of local goods! Come on out and support local businesses and artists!
When: Saturday, August 25th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Where: Garner Recreational Park 213 E Garner Rd, Garner, North Carolina 27529
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.
 
Family Day & Food Truck Rodeo
The Scoop: Creekside Equestrian Center is hosting a Family Day and Food Truck Rodeo this Saturday, complete with pony rides, a petting zoo, and lots of good eats!
When: Saturday, August 25th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Where: Creekside Equestrian Center … (1 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: August 10th - 12th - 08/07/18 11:12 AM

 
Vintage Market Days of the NC Triangle
The Scoop: Vintage Market Days® is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and more! Vintage Market Days® events are so much more than a flea market.
When: Fri, August 10th – Sun, August 12th
Where: Just Dog People 91 Glen Road, Garner, North Carolina 27529
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.
 
Essential Oils for Yogis
The Scoop: This workshop is back by request! The focus of this event: "Don't Worry, Be Happy." Bring your mind back to center and your emotions back … (0 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: August 3rd - 5th - 08/03/18 12:49 PM

 
 
First Friday
The Scoop: First Friday is a free self-guided tour of downtown's cutting-edge cultural hot spots. Local art galleries, art studios, alternative art venues, and museums stay open late the first Friday of every month to welcome thousands of art-seeking enthusiasts downtown. Visit the galleries and listen to live music.
When: Friday, August 3rd 4:00p - 12:00p
Where: Downtown Raleigh, NC
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.
 
Tube The Neuse
The Scoop: Enjoy a leisurely 3.5 float down the Neuse River!
When: Saturday, August 4th, 12:00p - 3:00p
Where: Neuse River Trail 20 Anderson Point Drive Raleigh, NC 27610
The Deets: For more information, visit … (0 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: July 27th - 29th - 07/27/18 01:14 PM

 
Raleigh Supercon
The Scoop: Supercon is 3 days of fun featuring celebrity guests, comic book creators, voice actors, industry guests, cosplayers, artists, writers, panels, Q&A's, films & shorts, costume & cosplay contests, vendors, parties, anime, workshops, video gaming and more!
When: Friday, July 27th – Sunday, July 29th. See the event page below for more details.
Where: Raleigh Convention Center 500 S Salisbury St Raleigh, NC 27601
The Deets: Tickets are $20.00 and up. For more information, visit the event page.
 
Art Walk & Wine Tasting in Downtown Clayton
The Scoop: Guests will walk along the streets of Downtown Clayton, visiting businesses offering discounts, featuring artists … (0 comments)

local: Our Garner Neighborhood Guide - 07/24/18 06:53 AM

 
  
 
 
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local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: June 20th - 22nd - 07/20/18 10:18 AM

 
Crab Fest
The Scoop: The SouthEast Crab Feast is coming to Raleigh this weekend! This event offers the Low Country Coastal Heritage of outdoor cooking of fresh seafood. This highly anticipated event will offer ALL YOU CAN EAT fresh Blue Crabs, one side of Fish & Chips, Snow Crab Legs Platter (Optional), Music and a Family Friendly Environment for the entire family.
When: Saturday, July 21st. See the event details below for event times.
Where: Lake Wheeler Park 6404 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.
 
Sidecar Social Club at Revival 1869
The Scoop: Enjoy live music … (0 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: July 13th - 15th - 07/13/18 11:48 AM

Sunfest at Dix Park
The Scoop: It’s the sunflower sensation that’s you’ve been waiting all year for! This year the sunflowers have relocated to Dorothea Dix Park and you can celebrate them this Saturday with live music, arts and crafts, performance artists, vendors and amazing food trucks!
When: Saturday, July 14th from 2:00 - 7:00 PM!
Where: Dorothea Dix Park 2105 Umstead Dr. Raleigh, NC 27603
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.
 
JuiceVibes 6 Year Anniversary Celebration
The Scoop: JuiceVibes is celebrating 6 years in Clayton! Celebrate with yoga, live music, chair massages and giveaways!
When: Saturday, July 14th & Sunday, July 15th
Where: JuiceVibes … (0 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: July 6th - 8th - 07/06/18 10:28 AM

 
Full Bloom Coffee Roasters One Year Anniversary
The Scoop: Cheers to Full Bloom as they celebrate one year of wonderful coffee and events! Enjoy an official ribbon cutting, tap takeover, giveaways, and much more!
When: Friday, July 6th beginning at 6:00 PM.
Where: Full Bloom Coffee Roasters 141 W Main St, Garner, North Carolina 27529
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.
 
Activate Good: Build a Home with Habitat for Humanity
The Scoop: Volunteering with Habitat Wake provides an opportunity for individuals or groups to support Habitat Wake’s mission and build skills, relationships and communities.
When: Friday, July 6th - Sunday, July 8th. See the event … (0 comments)

local: Your Guide to the Fourth of July in the Triangle! - 07/02/18 09:02 AM


Fireworks:
We have an abundance of amazing fireworks shows around the Triangle! VisitRaleigh has a fantastic (and comprehensive) round-up here so be sure to check it out!
 
A few of our favorites:
Garner’s Independence Day Celebration: Enjoy two nights of fireworks with this event on Tuesday, July 3rd! The fun starts at 5:00 PM at the beautiful Lake Benson Park with lots of family-fun activities!
Knightdale’s July 4th Celebration: Arrive early to enjoy some amazing bites from a wide selection of food trucks, then settle into a spot at the spacious park to watch fireworks!
 
Where you’ll probably find us this year:
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local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: June 29th - July 1st - 06/29/18 10:24 AM

 
 
Downtown Garner Pop Up Market
The Scoop: Part farmer’s market, part craft pop-up, the Downtown Garner Pop Up Market will feature over 40 vendors selling homemade baked goods, handcrafted jewelry, all natural bath and body products, rustic home decor, handcrafted pens and more!
When: Saturday, June 30th from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.
Where: Garner Recreational Park 205 E Garner Rd, Garner, NC 27529-3311, United States
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.
 
Archer Lodge Family Fun Day
The Scoop: Enjoy a parade, family-fun activities, fireworks and more at this annual fun day!
When: Saturday, June 30th from 3:00 - 10:00 PM.
Where: Archer Lodge Community Center … (0 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: June 22nd - 24th - 06/22/18 11:36 AM

 
Downtown Raleigh Wine Walk
The Scoop: The much anticipated Raleigh Wine Walk is here! Enjoy 3 great tastings at 3 different locations in Downtown Raleigh! All three locations are within walking distance. Expect to have a great time and make a few friends!
When: Saturday, June 23rd, from 3:00 - 6:00 PM.
Where: The Wine Feed 602 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC 27603
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.
 
Pizza Pairing at Wine on Main
The Scoop: Join Primo Pizza and Wine on Main for a match made in heaven - pizza and wine! Enjoy a slice and a glass for $10 or 2 slices … (1 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: June 15th - 17th - 06/15/18 11:40 AM

Tiny House Show
The Scoop: See the latest trends in tiny living! Learn from builders, project experts, and lifestyle authors at the educational conferences or panel discussions. Explore options on real estate developments for alternative housing locations around the United States. And enjoy great exhibits with accessories to compliment the "going small" experience."
When: Saturday, June 16th & Sunday, June 17th, see detailed event times on the event page below.
Where: North Carolina State Fairgrounds 1025 Blue Ridge Rd Raleigh, NC 27607
The Deets: Tickets start at $10. For more information, visit the event page.
 
Classics Under the Stars
The Scoop: The NC Symphony returns to Booth … (1 comments)

local: Fall In Love With Where You Live: June 8th - 10th - 06/08/18 08:28 AM

 
Triangle Restaurant Week
The Scoop: The best of the Triangle dining scene, at a great price! Restaurant week offers you the perfect opportunity to try some of the best restaurants in the Triangle!
When: Runs through Sunday, June 10th.
Where: Various Triangle locations, see the event page below for more information.
The Deets: For menus, participating locations, and more information, visit the event page.
 
Saturday Shenanigans at CE Barnes
The Scoop: Enjoy delicious goodies all day at C.E. Barnes!
When: Saturday, June 9th 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM.
Where: CE Barnes Store 13726 Buffalo Rd, Clayton, North Carolina 27527
The Deets: For more information, visit the event page.
 
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